Secretary of State

Mike Pompeo

Michael R. Pompeo was sworn in as the 70th U.S. Secretary of State on April 26, 2018. The Secretary of State, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, is the President's chief foreign affairs adviser. The Secretary carries out the President's foreign policies through the State Department, which includes the Foreign Service, Civil Service, and U.S. Agency for International Development.

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U.S.-Ukraine Strategic Partnership

Date: 11/16/2018 Description: Secretary Pompeo Delivers Remarks at the U.S.-Ukraine Strategic Partnership Commission - State Dept Image


Secretary Pompeo (Nov. 16): "As we made clear in the Crimea Declaration this past summer, the United States will never accept Russia’s attempted annexation of Crimea. We will continue to impose consequences against Russia until Moscow fully implements the Minsk agreements and returns control of Crimea to Ukraine. As a show of our resolve, just last week we imposed a new round of sanctions on the supporters of Russian aggression in Ukraine." Full Text» Joint Statement» More»


100th Anniversary of the End of World War I

Date: 11/11/2018 Description: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo at the commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I in Paris, France on November 11, 2018. - State Dept Image

Secretary Pompeo traveled to Paris, France, November 10-11, where he joined President Trump in commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the first World War, including visits to memorial sites and cemeteries to honor our shared sacrifice and reaffirm the Transatlantic Alliance. Photos» Trip Page»